Boom Town/Gold Rush

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Students discover the history of California by researching the Gold Rush.  In this economics history lesson, students participate in a class discussion about the book Boom Town, and the value of gold in California.  Students participate in role-playing to develop an understanding of supply and demand.

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4th - 5th
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